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Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry…with apples

Yum. This is such a fun and simple meal to make on weeknights. We made-up this Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry recipe, and were quite pleased. It includes every color vegetable we could think of, and is topped with savory sweet beef and sauce. Grey even had the idea to add apple which turned out to be a nice textural twist. We served it atop brown rice cooked with olive oil. Wanna try our version of this Asian classic?

 Here’s what you’ll need:

1 cup brown rice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 ½ pound sirloin steak (as lean as you can find)

2 cloves of garlic

½ medium red onion

2 crowns of broccoli

1 yellow bell pepper

1 orange bell pepper

1 cup of chopped carrots

1 medium apple, chopped.

Any stir fry sauce you like (Teriyaki, soy, garlic, etc.)

Let’s make stir-fry:

Cut beef in to ½ in strips and marinate in stir-fry sauce for 2 hours. Next get the rice going. In a small saucepan bring 2 cups of water to boiling, then add rice and olive oil.

Turn down and simmer for 20 minutes or until there is no more liquid. Set aside.

Chop up all vegetables: garlic, onion, broccoli, carrots, bell pepper.

Add garlic, onion, and olive oil to pan. Add meat and brown in a wok or pan. (I used a big stock pot because we have yet to own a wok, and there are so many fresh veggies that they would just fall out all over the stove if we cooked them even in our biggest pan!) Set meat aside.

Add the remaining veggies and more stir-fry sauce. If needed, add a couple of tablespoons of water. Cook until veggies are soft, drain any liquid. Add beef, and apples.

Drizzle more stir-fry sauce, if desired. Put rice in bowls and top with stir-fry mixture. Serve….with chopsticks. 🙂

Hope your day is brilliantly colorful 🙂


Grey and Brianna


2 thoughts on “Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry…with apples

    1. Originally my husband was thinking water-chestnuts, when he thought apples. (With the same texture) he thought they might even be better because they add a fresh sweet element.Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoy the recipe! 🙂

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